Slick sports agent Griffin Steele is living the highlife in Los Angeles, far from the shadow of the North Carolina mountains where he grew up. But when his hometown falls on hard times and needs his help, Grif reluctantly agrees to commute between coasts. He never expects the lush scenery, in the form of pretty tomboy Carlie Beth Parrish, to be such a temptation.
I wasn’t paying attention that night after work. I was just in a hurry to get to my car. But someone was watching. A stranger waited in the shadows, and he tried to hurt me. But another man also came out of the darkness, ready to defend me.